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1999 World Championships in Athletics

7th World Championships in Athletics
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Dates August 20–29, 1999
Athlete's Oath
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The 7th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Estadio Olímpico, Seville, Spain, between the August 20 and August 29.

One of the main highlights of the games was the world record set in the 400 metres by Michael Johnson of the United States in a time of 43.18 seconds.

Men's results

Track

1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2001 | 2003

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
details
23x15px Maurice Greene (USA) 9.80
(CR)
23x15px Bruny Surin (CAN) 9.84
(=NR)
23x15px Dwain Chambers (GBR) 9.97
(PB)
200 m
details
23x15px Maurice Greene (USA) 19.90
(SB)
23x15px Claudinei da Silva (BRA) 20.00
(PB)
23x15px Francis Obikwelu (NGR) 20.11
400 m
details
23x15px Michael Johnson (USA) 43.18
(WR)
23x15px Sanderlei Claro Parrela (BRA) 44.29
(AR)
23x15px Alejandro Cárdenas (MEX) 44.31
(NR)
800 m
details
23x15px Wilson Kipketer (DEN) 1:43.30 23x15px Hezekiél Sepeng (RSA) 1:43.32 23x15px Djabir Saïd-Guerni (ALG) 1:44.18
(NR)
1500 m
details
23x15px Hicham El Guerrouj (MAR) 3:27.65
(CR)
Template:Country data KEN 3:28.73
(NR)
23x15px Reyes Estévez (ESP) 3:30.57
(PB)
5000 m
details
23x15px Salah Hissou (MAR) 12:58.13
(CR)
Template:Country data KEN 12:58.72 23x15px Mohammed Mourhit (BEL) 12:58.80
10,000 m
details
23x15px Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) 27:57.27 Template:Country data KEN 27:58.56 23x15px Assefa Mezgebu (ETH) 27:59.15
Marathon
details
23x15px Abel Antón (ESP) 2:13:36 23x15px Vincenzo Modica (ITA) 2:14:03 Template:Country data JPN 2:14:07
110 m hurdles
details
23x15px Colin Jackson (GBR) 13.04
(SB)
23x15px Anier García (CUB) 13.07
(NR)
23x15px Duane Ross (USA) 13.12
(PB)
400 m hurdles
details
23x15px Fabrizio Mori (ITA) 47.72
(WL)
23x15px Stéphane Diagana (FRA) 48.12
(SB)
23x15px Marcel Schelbert (SUI) 48.13
(NR)
3000 m st.
details
Template:Country data KEN 8:11.76 Template:Country data KEN 8:12.09 23x15px Ali Ezzine (MAR) 8.12.73
20 km walk
details
23x15px Ilya Markov (RUS) 1:23:34 23x15px Jefferson Pérez (ECU) 1:24:19 23x15px Daniel García (MEX) 1:24:31
50 km walk
details
23x15px Ivano Brugnetti (ITA) 3:47:541
(PB)
23x15px Nikolay Matyukhin (RUS) 3:48:18 23x15px Curt Clausen (USA) 3:50:55
4×100 m relay
details
23x15px United States (USA)
Jon Drummond
Tim Montgomery
Brian Lewis
Maurice Greene
37.59
(WL)
23x15px Great Britain (GBR)
Jason Gardener
Darren Campbell
Marlon Devonish
Dwain Chambers
37.73
(AR)
23x15px Brazil (BRA)
Raphael de Oliveira,
Claudinei da Silva
Edson Ribeiro,
André da Silva
38.052
(AR)
4×400 m relay
details
23x15px Poland (POL)
Tomasz Czubak
Robert Maćkowiak
Jacek Bocian
Piotr Haczek
2:58.913
(SB)
Template:Country data JAM (JAM)
Michael McDonald
Greg Haughton
Danny McFarlane
Davian Clarke
2:59.34 23x15px South Africa (South Africa)
Jopie van Oudtshoorn
Hendrick Mokganyetsi
Adriaan Botha
Arnaud Malherbe
3:00.20 (NR)

WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

1 German Skurygin of Russia originally won the gold medal in the 50 km walk in 3:44:23, but was disqualified after he tested positive for drugs in November 2001.
2 Nigeria (Innocent Asonze, Francis Obikwelu, Daniel Effiong, Deji Aliu) originally won the bronze medal in 37.91, but were disqualified on August 31, 2005 after it was found Asonze had failed a doping test in June 1999.
3 The United States (Jerome Davis, Antonio Pettigrew, Angelo Taylor, Michael Johnson) originally won the gold medal in 2:56.45, but were disqualified in 2008 after Antonio Pettigrew admitted to using HGH and EPO between 1997 and 2003.

Field

1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2001 | 2003

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
details
23x15px Vyacheslav Voronin (RUS) 2.37
(WL)
23x15px Mark Boswell (CAN) 2.35
(NR)
23x15px Martin Buß (GER) 2.32
Pole vault
details
23x15px Maksim Tarasov (RUS) 6.02
(CR)
23x15px Dmitri Markov (AUS) 5.90 Template:Country data ISR 5.80
(NR)
Long jump
details
23x15px Iván Pedroso (CUB) 8.56 23x15px Yago Lamela (ESP) 8.40 23x15px Gregor Cankar (SLO) 8.36
(SB)
Triple jump
details
23x15px Charles Friedek (GER) 17.59
(WL)
23x15px Rostislav Dimitrov (BUL) 17.49
(PB)
23x15px Jonathan Edwards (GBR) 17.48
Shot put
details
23x15px C.J. Hunter (USA) 21.79
(PB)
23x15px Oliver-Sven Buder (GER) 21.42
(SB)
23x15px Oleksandr Bagach (UKR) 21.26
Discus throw
details
23x15px Anthony Washington (USA) 69.08
(CR)
23x15px Jürgen Schult (GER) 68.18
(SB)
23x15px Lars Riedel (GER) 68.09
Javelin throw
details
23x15px Aki Parviainen (FIN) 89.52 23x15px Konstadinos Gatsioudis (GRE) 89.18 23x15px Jan Železný (CZE) 87.67
Hammer throw
details
23x15px Karsten Kobs (GER) 80.24 23x15px Zsolt Németh (HUN) 79.05 23x15px Vladislav Piskunov (UKR) 79.03
Decathlon
details
23x15px Tomáš Dvořák (CZE) 8744 23x15px Dean Macey (GBR) 8556
(PB)
23x15px Chris Huffins (USA) 8547
(SB)

WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Women's results

Track

1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2001 | 2003

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
details
23x15px Marion Jones (USA) 10.70
(CR)
23x15px Inger Miller (USA) 10.79 23x15px Ekaterini Thanou (GRE) 10.84
200 m
details
23x15px Inger Miller (USA) 21.77
(WL)
Template:Country data JAM 22.22
(PB)
Template:Country data JAM 22.26
23x15px Andrea Philipp (GER)
400 m
details
23x15px Cathy Freeman (AUS) 49.67
(SB)
23x15px Anja Rücker (GER) 49.74
(PB)
Template:Country data JAM 49.92
(PB)
800 m
details
23x15px Ludmila Formanová (CZE) 1:56.68 23x15px Maria Mutola (MOZ) 1:56.72 23x15px Svetlana Masterkova (RUS) 1:56.93
1500 m
details
23x15px Svetlana Masterkova (RUS) 3:59.53
(SB)
23x15px Regina Jacobs (USA) 4:00.35
(PB)
23x15px Kutre Dulecha (ETH) 4:00.96
(SB)
5000 m
details
23x15px Gabriela Szabo (ROU) 14:41.82
(CR)
23x15px Zahra Ouaziz (MAR) 14:43.15 23x15px Ayelech Worku (ETH) 14:44.22
(PB)
10,000 m
details
23x15px Gete Wami (ETH) 30:24.56
(CR)
23x15px Paula Radcliffe (GBR) 30:27.13
(NR)
Template:Country data KEN 30:32.03
(NR)
Marathon
details
Template:Country data PRK 2:26:59
(NR)
Template:Country data JPN 2:27:02
(PB)
23x15px Lidia Șimon (ROU) 2:27:41
100 m hurdles
details
23x15px Gail Devers (USA) 12.37
(WL)
23x15px Gloria Alozie (NGR) 12.44
(AR)
23x15px Ludmila Engquist (SWE) 12.47
(NR)
400 m hurdles
details
23x15px Daimí Pernía (CUB) 52.89
(WL)
23x15px Nezha Bidouane (MAR) 52.90
(AR)
Template:Country data JAM 53.16
(SB)
20 km walk
details
23x15px Liu Hongyu (CHN) 1:30:50 23x15px Wang Yan (CHN) 1:30:52 23x15px Kerry Saxby-Junna (AUS) 1:31:18
(SB)
4×100 m relay
details
Savatheda Fynes
Chandra Sturrup
Pauline Davis-Thompson
Debbie Ferguson
23x15px Bahamas
41.92
(WL)
Patricia Girard
Muriel Hurtis
Katia Benth
Christine Arron
23x15px France
42.06
(NR)
Aleen Bailey
Merlene Frazer,
Beverly McDonald
Peta-Gaye Dowdie
Template:Country data Jamaica
42.15
(SB)
4×400 m relay
details
Tatyana Chebykina
Svetlana Goncharenko
Olga Kotlyarova
Natalya Nazarova
23x15px Russia
3:21.98
(WL)
Suziann Reid
Maicel Malone-Wallace,
Michelle Collins
Jearl Miles Clark
23x15px United States
3:22.09
(SB)
Anke Feller
Uta Rohländer
Anja Rücker
Grit Breuer
23x15px Germany
3:22.43
(SB)

WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Field

1995 |1997 |1999 |2001 |2003

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
details
23x15px Inha Babakova (UKR) 1.99 23x15px Yelena Yelesina (RUS) 1.99 23x15px Svetlana Lapina (RUS) 1.99
(PB)
Pole vault
details
23x15px Stacy Dragila (USA) 4.60
(WR)
23x15px Anzhela Balakhonova (UKR) 4.55
(AR)
23x15px Tatiana Grigorieva (AUS) 4.45
Long jump
details
23x15px Niurka Montalvo (ESP) 7.06
(NR)
23x15px Fiona May (ITA) 6.94 23x15px Marion Jones (USA) 6.83
Triple jump
details
23x15px Paraskevi Tsiamita (GRE) 14.88 23x15px Yamilé Aldama (CUB) 14.61 23x15px Olga Vasdeki (GRE) 14.61
Shot put
details
23x15px Astrid Kumbernuss (GER) 19.85
(SB)
23x15px Nadine Kleinert (GER) 19.61
(PB)
23x15px Svetlana Krivelyova (RUS) 19.43
Discus throw
details
23x15px Franka Dietzsch (GER) 68.14 23x15px Anastasia Kelesidou (GRE) 66.05 23x15px Nicoleta Grasu (ROU) 65.35
Hammer throw
details
23x15px Mihaela Melinte (ROU) 75.20 23x15px Olga Kuzenkova (RUS) 72.56 23x15px Lisa Misipeka (ASA) 66.06
Javelin throw
details
23x15px Mirela Manjani (GRE) 67.09
(PB)
23x15px Tatyana Shikolenko (RUS) 66.37
(PB)
23x15px Trine Hattestad (NOR) 66.06
Heptathlon
details
23x15px Eunice Barber (FRA) 6861
(PB)
23x15px Denise Lewis (GBR) 6724 23x15px Ghada Shouaa (SYR) 6500

WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Medals table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1. 23x15px United States 10 3 4 17
2. 23x15px Russia 5 4 3 12
3. 23x15px Germany 4 4 4 12
4. 23x15px Greece 2 2 2 6
5. 23x15px Morocco 2 2 1 5
6. 23x15px Cuba 2 2 0 4
6. 23x15px Italy 2 2 0 4
8. 23x15px Spain 2 1 1 4
9. 23x15px Ethiopia 2 0 3 5
10. 23x15px Romania 2 0 2 4
11. 23x15px Czech Republic 2 0 1 3
12. 23x15px Great Britain 1 4 2 7
13. Template:Country data Kenya 1 4 1 6
14. 23x15px France 1 2 0 3
15. 23x15px Australia 1 1 2 4
15. 23x15px Ukraine 1 1 2 4
17. 23x15px China 1 1 0 2
18. 23x15px Bahamas 1 0 0 1
18. 23x15px Denmark 1 0 0 1
18. 23x15px Finland 1 0 0 1
18. Template:Country data North Korea 1 0 0 1
18. 23x15px Poland 1 0 0 1
23. Template:Country data Jamaica 0 2 4 6
24. 23x15px Brazil 0 2 1 3
25. 23x15px Canada 0 2 0 2
26. Template:Country data Japan 0 1 1 2
26. 23x15px Nigeria 0 1 1 2
26. 23x15px South Africa 0 1 1 2
29 23x15px Bulgaria 0 1 0 1
29. 23x15px Ecuador 0 1 0 1
29. 23x15px Hungary 0 1 0 1
29. 23x15px Mozambique 0 1 0 1
33. 23x15px Mexico 0 0 2 2
34. 23x15px Algeria 0 0 1 1
34. 23x15px American Samoa 0 0 1 1
34. 23x15px Belgium 0 0 1 1
34. Template:Country data Israel 0 0 1 1
34. 23x15px Norway 0 0 1 1
34. 23x15px Slovenia 0 0 1 1
34. 23x15px Sweden 0 0 1 1
34. 23x16px  Switzerland 0 0 1 1
34. 23x15px Syria 0 0 1 1

See also

References